Webster doesn’t know everything. Some words can’t be defined by a dictionary. Rather they are defined by our values, ethos, and principles. We asked hidden gems from the community about how they define success and have shared their responses below.

Kyli Reeves | Entrepreneur

I think true success is a life without struggle. We all have our own set of issues and challenges. True success is overcoming, healing, having faith in your path, and getting to a space where you can just be and enjoy all of your hard work. Read more>>

Tangela Turner | Artist, Activist & Entrepreneur

My definition of success may detour slightly from the norm. Success isn’t found in monetary value or anything that Society can measure. You’ll know when you’ve reached YOUR success. It’s personal, the feeling emanates from the inside out. I define success as reaching a point where every day is easy, where you’ve found your purpose, where you’re standing and walking in your truth, and the light from within illuminates the darkness around you. I’d define success as the ability to smile with your soul because you’re sound and in control. Read more>>

George “Redd Speaks” Rojad | Comedian, Actor & Producer

Failure! You have to fail to succeed! Over and over again. In other words it’s trial and error. Nevertheless you have to lean towards the direction of your vision. You have to know what end result you desire, and work towards it until you have reached your goal regardless of the obstacles you may face. Always picking yourself up and learning from the mistake. As long as you stay on the path your succeeding, the moment you quite only then have you truly failed. Read more>>